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The Picture Show

The Picture Show

Well-loved classics, Oscar winners, and glorious 3D! There’s a lot to like in the first wave of The Picture Show, a new family and children’s series curated by FilmScene and presented by MidWestOne Bank. The ongoing series will feature the best in all ages programming, with three weekly matinee showings in the summer: Saturday and Tuesday at 10am and Thursday at 4pm. All tickets are only $2.50, making The Picture Show a reliable, affordable weekly entertainment choice.

The Parent Trap

The Parent Trap

Saturday, June 14, 10am
Tuesday, June 17, 10am
Thursday, June 19, 4pm
at FilmScene Scene 1
Buy Tickets, only $2.50!

When separated-at-birth campers Susan and Sharon double down on their teenage pranks, their punishment leads to a startling discovery—they are identical twins! The girls hatch a plan to reunite their divorced parents, but what happens when Mom (Maureen O’Hara) discovers their ruse and Dad (Brian Keith) is about to marry a gold digger? Hayley Mills pulls double duty in this Walt Disney Technicolor classic!

“Easily one of the best Disney live-action films, with Mills shining in a dual role.” – James Plath, Movie Metropolis

Frozen

Frozen (3D)

Saturday, June 21, 10am
Tuesday, June 24, 10am
Thursday, June 26, 4pm
at FilmScene Scene 1
Buy Tickets, only $2.50!

Disney is back with this Oscar-winning crowd pleaser, winner of the Oscar for best animated feature! After her kingdom is doomed to suffer from eternal winter, intrepid Anna goes on a quest to find her reclusive sister, the Snow Queen, and break the curse. Along the way, Anna teams with eccentric mountaineer Kristoff and his comic reindeer Sven. Presented in Dolby 3D.

“Disney gets nearly everything right in this animated charmer: wit, warmth, a lovely voice cast and a real message of girl power.” —Newsday

Big

Big

Saturday, June 28, 10am
Tuesday, July 1, 10am
Thursday, July 3, 4pm
at FilmScene Scene 1
Watch Trailer | Tickets only $2.50!

When 13-year old Josh wishes to be big at an amusement pier fortunetelling machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. Tom Hanks stars as the adult-sized Josh with the brain of a teenager, who moves to New York City, gets a job at a toy company and lives life to the fullest. But he’s still a kid, and Josh longs to return to his own world and his old body.

“The consummate ’80s film about kid-dom and growing old too fast.” —Slant Magazine

Hugo

Hugo (3D)

Saturday, July 5, 10am
Tuesday, July 8, 10am
Thursday, July 10, 4pm
at FilmScene Scene 1
Watch Trailer | Tickets only $2.50!

Martin Scorsese’s magical 3D ode to the invention of cinema. Based on the award-winning, imaginative New York Times best-seller, “The Invention of Hugo Cabret.” HUGO is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful boy living in a train station who takes on a transformative quest to unlock an automaton left to him by his father and find a safe place to call home.

“One of the most magical viewing experiences of the decade so far.” —Richard Roeper

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